[extropy-chat] ExtroBritannia's September event - Simon Young: Transhumanism – a new religion?
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ExtroBritannia's September event - Simon Young: Transhumanism – a new religion?
Transhumanism – a new religion?
Meme wars: the battle of the transhumanists. Beyond the religious
right and liberal left. Transhumanism as a new metameme for the modern
Simon Young, author of Designer Evolution: A Transhumanist Manifesto
http://www.designerevolution.net/ (New York: Prometheus Books, 2006),
and Founder of the World Transhumanist Society,
http://www.worldtranshumanistsociety.com/ argues that Transhumanists
should reject their outdated political baggage – Transhumanism
challenges all existing worldviews, political or religious, and is
destined to become the dominant new belief system of the Modern World
in the 21st century. But does that make it a new religion? Young's
answer may surprise you. Find out why…
Saturday the 30th of September 2006 at 2pm, Conway Hall (Artists'
Room) in Holborn, London. The event is free and everyone is welcome.
25 Red Lion Square,
London WC1R 4RL
tel 020 7242 8032
Nearest tube: Holborn
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